Forty years later, why is the Fête de la Musique no longer what it used to be?

By Bleuenn Robert Published 7 hours ago, Update 58 minutes ago After two years of disruption linked to the pandemic, the Fête de la Musique intends to regain its essence: “A festive, popular and spontaneous event, which aims to promote amateur practices“. LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP Lack of spontaneity, less room for amateurs… For some, … Read more

Forty years later, why is the Fête de la Musique no longer what it used to be?

By Bleuenn Robert Published 6 hours ago, Update 6 hours ago After two years of disruption linked to the pandemic, the Fête de la Musique intends to regain its essence: “A festive, popular and spontaneous event, which aims to promote amateur practices“. LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP Lack of spontaneity, less room for amateurs… For some, … Read more

“The Fête de la Musique was the biggest jitters of my life, it could have been a big flop”

The annual event celebrates June 21, its forty years of existence. Jack Lang, former Minister of Culture, talks about the creation of this festival and its success outside the borders. “People were told go ahead, get out, make the music in the streets your own, but we feared they would stay holed up in their … Read more

“The Fête de la Musique was the biggest jitters of my life, it could have been a big flop”

The annual event celebrates June 21, its forty years of existence. Jack Lang, former Minister of Culture, talks about the creation of this festival and its success outside the borders. “People were told go ahead, get out, make the music in the streets your own, but we feared they would stay holed up in their … Read more